The Most Important Year-End Giving Ask for Churches

The Most Important Year-End Giving Ask for Churches December is historically a big month for donations. 30% of charitable gifts are given this month and 10% are given during the last 3 days of the year. (Source) So it’s a key time to make an appeal, but there’s something we’ve noticed churches have trouble doing. Before we get to that,…
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Put Online Giving in Your Church Announcements Every Week

Put Online Giving in Your Church Announcements Every Week Does including your online giving option in your church announcements every week feel like too much? Does it overemphasize giving? Will people feel like you’re shoving an obligation down their throats? Doesn’t everybody already know about this? Consider these 3 reasons to always mention online giving in your church announcements:  1.…
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How to Write a Church Fundraising Letter

How to Write a Church Fundraising Letter Every church wants to start the new year off financially strong, and an annual fundraising letter can be a valuable part of the strategy.   Here are 8 tips for writing an effective fundraising letter: Follow fundraising best practices Decide on a focus: Is your letter’s focus going to be general fundraising? Or…
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